Hall of Fame

  • May 2016: Following her visit to our Wednesday Club journalist Kate Corr published this blog: “The Lambeth Healthy Living Club – why every town should have a club like this

  • 13th of April 2016: Author Lucy Whitman relaunched her book “People with Dementia Speak Out“. The book features chapters contributed by two our members (Romanina Contucci and Clarice Hall), and by one of our ex-members, who now lives in Glasgow, Pearl Hylton. The Chapter by Clarice includes this quote about the Club:

    Clarice's Quote

  • December 2015: Brixton Pound blog writes a long profile of the Club after awarding us a grant to help us recruit local cafes and restaurants to sponsor our lunches. We are asking each business to sponsor lunch for our 50 members just once a year. Tell your favourite local eatery about this and get them to join in.

  • The best club in London: Rachel Wickert, who is director of Minds et Motion Ltd, a London-based collaborative community of practice that enables people to create their own solutions, writes a long and thoughtful blog post about us.

  • October 2015: We featured in BBC1’s evening news as an example of how the cultural needs of people with dementia from ethnic minorities can be met through music. Click on the picture at this link to watch the news item http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-34479854

  • September 2015: The Healthy Living Club is shortlisted for the Lammy Awards by the NHS Lambeth Clinical Commissioning Group in the category ‘Working Together‘. This award seeks to acknowledge and celebrate a team or partnership that has worked effectively and efficiently to deliver clear benefits to the health of Lambeth people.

          Working Together all shortlisted and presenters2

  • Spring 2015: We feature prominently as an example of good practice in South London’s Health Innovation Network’s (HIN’s) toolkit on dementia peer-suport groups. The resource pack was developed for community, voluntary and statutory sector organisations working with, or commissioning/funding services for people with dementia. http://goo.gl/HPak8a

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